Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association


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PGCVFRA SPONSORED CLASS

Member Brenda Sarmiento, March 25

This is a great class for new chief officers and for those thinking of becoming chief officers. See the flyer for details.... (Full Story & Photos)

1st ANNUAL STATEWIDE RECRUITMENT OPEN HOUSE

Member Brenda Sarmiento, March 06

On Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 11 AM until 4 PM, the Maryland State Firemen's Association (MSFA) Recruitment and Retention Committee is asking all Volunteer Fire Departments in the State to staff their stations with members during this time to welcome residents into their community fire houses and be able to talk about volunteering requirements and the need for more volunteers.

A sign up sheet by ... (Full Story & Photos)

STATE FIRE MARSHAL PROVIDES FACTS ABOUT HOME FIRE SPRINKLERS

Taken from MSFA Website, February 13

Please review the attached documents and then contact your State legislators to support home fire sprinklers.

February 12, 2015

More than 2,500 fire deaths occur throughout the U.S. each year. Eight out of ten of those fire deaths resulted from home fires. In Maryland, during 2014, 49 fire deaths occurred in one and two family homes out of the reported 63 total fire deaths recorded in the state. ... (Full Story)


EVERYONE GOES HOME

Member Brenda Sarmiento, January 08

"On average every 4 days a firefighter dies in the line of duty." To learn more about the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program "Everyone Goes Home" of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, visit http://everyonegoeshome.com. Be sure to watch the video, Resolve to reduce line of duty deaths for the New Year, featuring Kentland VFD.... (Full Story)


 
2015 VRS SCHEDULE

Member Brenda Sarmiento, December 18

2015 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

JANUARY 19, 20, 21, (CPR) & 23 FEBRUARY 16, 17, 18, (CPR) & 20

MARCH 23, 24, 25, (CPR) & 27 APRIL 20, 21, 22, (CPR) & 24

MAY 18, 19, 20, (CPR) & 22 JUNE 15, 16, 17, (CPR) & 19

JULY 20, 21, 22, (CPR) & 24 AUGUST 24, 25, 26, (CPR) & 28

SEPTEMBER 21, 22, 23, (CPR) & 25 OCTOBER 19, 20, 21, (CPR), 23

NOVEMBER 16, 17, 18, (CPR) 20 DECEMBER 14, 15, ... (Full Story)


LOSAP BILL FACT SHEET

Fire Commission, October 23

Updated LOSAP Bill CB-22-2014
Fact Sheet

• A member eligible for LOSAP will receive $225 until June 30, 2015.

• Changes to the monthly payment for LOSAP eligible members will be dispersed as follows:
o Starting July 1, 2015 for FY2016, a LOSAP eligible member will receive a payment of Three Hundred
Fifty Dollars ($350) per month
o Three Hundred Seventy-Five Dollars ($375) per ... (Full Story)


Charles W. Walker, President 2014 - 2015
Charles W. Walker, President 2014 - 2015

2014 - 2015 OFFICERS ELECTED

Member Brenda Sarmiento, September 20

On Friday, September 19, 2014, during Convention in Brentwood, the following Officers were elected to serve one-year terms for the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association:

Charles W. "Chuck" Walker - President
Steven M. King - 1st Vice President
Hilmer Porter - 2nd Vice President
Margie Dickey - Secretary
Joan Robison - Treasurer

John Hughes - District 1 Board Member
Richard ... (Full Story & Photos)

WE CAN NEVER FORGET ~ WHERE WERE YOU ON 9-11 !

Mike Alfieri = P.I.O., September 11

MANY OF US VIEWING THIS PARTICIPATED ON THIS TRAGIC DAY.

ON THE DAY OF 9/11, THE GOLF TOURNAMENT WAS BEING HELD FOR

OUR ASSOCIATION'S CONVENTION WEEK. WE WERE ALL STARING AT

THE TV'S IN THE CLUB HOUSE AT THE MARLBORO COUNTRY CLUB

IN SHOCKED DISBELIEF.

THE GAME OFFICIALLY STARTED, BUT NO-ONE COULD REALLY GET INTO IT.

A SHORT TIME LATER, THE D.C. FIRE CHIEF CALLED ALL OFF DUTY FIREFIGHTER'S ... (Full Story & Photos)


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